Tom Shave

Head of Fintech

Areas of expertise

Tom leads our London tax team and our fintech practice. He specialises in advising corporate clients on a variety of business tax matters, with a particular focus on the financial services and technology sectors. His financial services clients include banks, brokers, asset managers and fintech businesses.

Tom has advised clients on a wide range of tax issues, including corporate transactions and restructuring, international issues and financial service specific regulations.

Tom also leads our offering on tax governance and risk matters, advising on a range of new legislation in this area.


Tom joined Smith & Williamson in 2017 after more than 10 years working in the Big Four. He has advised a wide range of clients from UK start-ups through to global multinationals.

He has also served on a number of HMRC and OECD Working Groups providing industry input on topical issues.

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